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Marina Cafe

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404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541
+1 850-837-7960
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Experience Adult Contemporary Dining with breathtaking views of the Destin...
Experience Adult Contemporary Dining with breathtaking views of the Destin Harbor through a thirty foot window wall in the bar and waterfront dining room. Our extensive international wine collection compliments an eclectic menu of classic Creole, Mediterranean, Pan Asian and American cuisine in addition to gourmet brick oven pizza and sushi selections. Fresh local seafood and USDA prime steaks. Waterfront cocktail deck with sensational sunsets.
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  • 437
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  • 114
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Never disappoints!

Had dinner there last night. Richard on the waitstaff is the best!!!! The scallop appetizer is divine!! Husband had swordfish, I had salmon, and our daughter had Filet medallions. All incredible!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Debi R
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Archer, Florida
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
  • Special occasions
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Archer, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Had dinner there last night. Richard on the waitstaff is the best!!!! The scallop appetizer is divine!! Husband had swordfish, I had salmon, and our daughter had Filet medallions. All incredible!!!

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Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Upon arrival to Destin we had a reservation at Marina Cafe. We were running behind and they graciously held our table and we were seated with a lovely view of the boats and the harbor. Dinner matched the view, and we especially enjoyed the calamari. The service was great , we felt very welcome, and will definitely return. We were... More 

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louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for a nice evening dinner investing Marina cafe is it. Request a window table overlooking the Marina. Food is great, staff on their toes. You won't be disappointed.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited Destin last week and saved this restaurant for our final night due to online accolades.... Their were high points but we left feeling deflated! Okay high points first .. The food impeccable...the veiw also spot on..we chose outdoor dining.. But I wish I hadn't! 1. A fine dinning restaurant requires a higher ambiance ...a water goblet maybe!!.. A... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This place is a standard for our family when on vacation. We do the early dining which is a great deal. The menu has changed a bit and we missed the old Grouper preparation. The desserts and Pizza are top notch as is the flank steak.

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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

As a resident of Destin, we've visited Marina Café several times. I've always thought it a good restaurant, but not exceptional. The quality has improved significantly over the past several months. We first experienced the improvements with family over the Christmas holidays. My wife and I have since returned a couple of times, once for a Mother's Day brunch (they're... More 

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roswell
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Had dinner here twice in one week, good sushi and good drinks, esp M-F, 5-7!! It seems that they need more wait service though. The mojitos are fantastic!!

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Destin, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Wally took our reservation for 30-year anniversary dinner. Perfect ambiance on the harbor, professional wait staff, and great cuisine!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We had a 40ish person rehearsal dinner party here on a Saturday night in May. The service was amazing, but overall it took a long time to get orders in and get the food out (not surprisingly). We did a lot of plate sharing, and I was pleased with the filet with mushrooms, the salmon and forbidden rice was delicious,... More 

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Missouri
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I made reservations at this restaurant for my birthday based on online recommendations. I am so glad that I did. It was wonderful. I was greeted by the manager Wally upon arrival at the restaurant and he was wonderful. Although I didn't previously specify a want for an outdoor table he told me to give him 5 minutes and in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-7960

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions

Description

Experience Adult Contemporary Dining with breathtaking views of the Destin Harbor through a thirty foot window wall in the bar and waterfront dining room. Our extensive international wine collection compliments an eclectic menu of classic Creole, Mediterranean, Pan Asian and American cuisine in addition to gourmet brick oven pizza and sushi selections. Fresh local seafood and USDA prime steaks. Waterfront cocktail deck with sensational sunsets.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?